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QQQ   306.17
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DOW   32,654.59
QQQ   306.17
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DOW   32,654.59
QQQ   306.17

Ares Capital (ARCC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.09 (+0.46%)
(As of 05/17/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.29 million shs
Average Volume
4.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.61 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Ares Capital

Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investors, not elsewhere classified
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.82 billion
Cash Flow
$1.70 per share
Book Value
$19.25 per share


Net Income
$1.57 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$9.61 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

298th out of 1,377 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
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How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 26th. The investment management company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The investment management company earned $440 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $486.12 million. Ares Capital had a net margin of 75.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.23%. The firm's revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.43 earnings per share.
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How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Thursday, March 31st. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.62%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 14th. This is an increase from Ares Capital's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.66%. ARCC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ares Capital has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ares Capital is 54.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 87.50% in the coming year. This indicates that Ares Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Ares Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Ares Capital's stock price to reach $22.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ares Capital's key executives?
Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
What other stocks do shareholders of Ares Capital own?
What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.89%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.87%), CCLA Investment Management Ltd (0.76%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.70%), Enstar Group LTD (0.64%) and 1832 Asset Management L.P. (0.53%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Joshua M Bloomstein, Mary Beth Henson, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer and Robert L Rosen.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ, Baillie Gifford & Co., Van ECK Associates Corp, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Truist Financial Corp, Blair William & Co. IL, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Enstar Group LTD, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd, Deer Park Road Corp, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Ares Management LLC, and CCLA Investment Management Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Joshua M Bloomstein, Mary Beth Henson, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, R Kipp Deveer, and Robert L Rosen.
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How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.50.

How much money does Ares Capital make?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $9.61 billion and generates $1.82 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $1.57 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.079990 on an earnings per share basis.

When was Ares Capital founded?

Ares Capital was founded in 2004.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is www.arescapitalcorp.com.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at (212) 750-7300, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-750-1777.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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